Dorothy K “Dottie” Davis 1844-2023

Mrs. Dorothy K “Dottie” Davis, 79, of Waynesboro, PA, passed away Monday, November 20, 2023.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Craig and Kathleen Mathias and husband, Charles E. Davis. She is survived by two sisters, Pat Gordon of Palmyra, PA and Jan Patterson of Blue Ridge Summit, PA.

Dorothy was born in Marfa, TX on May 6, 1944.

She was a graduate of Waynesboro High School with the Class of 1962. She later attended Southern Seminary College in Buena Vista, VA where she studied Art Appreciation.

She lived in Maryland, New Jersey, Oklahoma and Illinois before returning to the Waynesboro area. Throughout her life she enjoyed helping others and worked as an alcoholic anonymous counselor.

Dottie enjoyed art, made and sold pottery houses and greeting cards. She loved gardening, walks in the woods, going to the beach, studying history, journaling, genealogy, writing to people all over the world and had a lifelong interest in the history of Freemasonry and Daughters of the Eastern Star. She loved animals and had a strong attachment to her cat.

Dottie appreciated her friends, old and new, recent caregivers and physicians. The family thanks them greatly for their support.

A graveside service will take place at Green Hill Cemetery at the family’s convenience.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Dorothy K “Dottie” Davis can be made to the Antietam Humane Society, 8513 Lyons Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268 or a Women’s Shelter.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro.



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John O Freeman 1935-2023

Mr. Freeman served with the 101st Airborne where he was stationed in France for 2 ½ years. He enjoyed woodworking, splitting wood and carpentry.

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